Dr Patrick Farrell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (ChCh); Early Career Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics (dept)


B.Sc. (hons), Ph.D., D.I.C.

Academic Background

Academic Background: degree in pure mathematics from National University of Ireland;
PhD in applied mathematics from Imperial College London

Undergraduate Teaching

Constructive Mathematics; Optimisation; Numerical Analysis

Research Interests

adjoints; PDE-constrained optimisation; finite element discretisations; supercomputing.

Publications include:

see the maths website.


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